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Hobbiton & Waitomo Small Group Tour with BBQ Buffet Lunch from Auckland

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Stop At: Hobbiton Movie Set, 501 Buckland Road Matamata, Hinuera 3472 New Zealand

After a fully guided transfer from Auckland where you will see stunning scenery, great photo opportunities, beautiful mountains and several different farm animals we will arrive at the Alexander family sheep farm and Shire's Rest (the entrance to Hobbiton). Here you can see thousands of sheep, grab a bite to eat, get your coffee fix or enjoy an ice cream while we collect your tickets to the movie set.
Next, we board one of the big green Hobbiton buses to depart on a two hour fully guided tour of this amazing 12 acre movie set with a professional Hobbiton guide to ensure you get the most out of your visit. During your tour step into the lush pastures of the Shire, visit 44 hobbit holes, see amazing gardens, hear the secrets and stories about the making of the movies and enjoy a cold beverage at the famous Hobbiton pub The Green Dragon Inn.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Roselands Farm Park, 579 Fullerton Road, Waitomo Caves 3981 New Zealand

Experience one of New Zealand's premiere BBQ buffet lunch restaurants.
After your Lord of The Rings experience the tour continues west towards the stunning Waitomo region. There is a lot to see on the guided journey to Waitomo including hydro dams, beautiful farmland, race horses and the Kiwiana capital of New Zealand.
Before getting to the caves the tour will stop Roseland's for lunch. Here you have a meet choice between export quality steak, chicken, fish or mussels plus buffet salads and vegetables. To top is off your lunch also includes tea, coffee, delicious home made cakes and amazing home made cookies. All of this set in beautiful gardens with an amazing view. We recommend putting their home made Teriyaki sauce on everything... it's amazing.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Waitomo Glowworm Caves, 39 Waitomo Village Road, Waitomo Caves 3943 New Zealand

Once in Waitomo you will explore the ancient and amazing caves seeing many different cave formations including Stalactites, Stalagmites, and Lime Columns before descending even further underground for your Glowworm experience. Board your glow-worm boat for a cruise on the grotto river with thousands of Glowworms sparkling above you. Unique to New Zealand for over 120 years, Waitomo Glowworm Caves are a must see for any traveller.

Duration: 1 hour
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lance’s been fantastic as our driver! Very informative on the culture and history, and made our day super enjoyable. Hobbiton tour was amazing! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank eileen1888
Reviewed July 7, 2019

Great service. Fantastic guide. Very carefully designed trip with stops in very friendly atmosphere.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PeteLub
Reviewed June 20, 2019

My uncle and I enjoyed our day trip outside of Auckland to Hobbiton and Waitomo Caves with Tania! She picked us up on time, was energetic and shared her knowledge of all things NZ with our group throughout the day. She was super friendly and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kriso1272
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Can't fault the tour at all. Lance was hilarious and very knowledgable, with unwavering enthusiasm regardless of the time of day. Great value for money and wouldn't hesitate to use again next time.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SMA6632
Reviewed May 27, 2019

That was an amazing day! Louise our guide was very warm and accommodating. She just knew everything that we might need to know about NZ. Definitely would recommend Cheekykiwitravel.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank isoarhigh
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